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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-28-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 4,792
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Thoughts about liveaboard

I saw the title of one of your replies. I agree that a power boat would probably suit better in terms of light and space. An inexpensive trawler-type might be a good starting place. My wife and I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-28-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By Sabre Dan
liveaboard marinas in Mass.?

Does anyone know of any liveaboard marinas on the south shore?
Forum: Sabre   08-05-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,009
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Buying a Sabre 28 - questions

Because of the site rules, I have taken the listing off of sailnet, but if you are interested, give me your e-mail and I will contact you directly.
Dan
sumptionlaw@aol.com
Forum: Diesel   08-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 3,765
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: volvo penta md2010 won't start

I agree with c-wolf's diagnosis, but would add that you might check the connectivity of the ground running from the starter to the engine block, most likely. Remove and inspect the ground terminal,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-03-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: That old wood finish question again

I have a small varnish business here on the somewhat varnish-unfriendly Massachusetts coast. My issue with semco, while a good sealer-oil, has too much pigment in it for my taste. A similar, but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-04-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,409
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Buying a Sabre 38

While my Sabre is ten geet shorter, I find the construction and sailing characteristics to be excellent. The opther benefit is the responsiveness of the company to any inquiries, even though my...
Forum: Sabre   07-03-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,009
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Buying a Sabre 28 - questions

Thanks for the very accurate info, Sailor. My 1980 has the Volvo engine, but the raw water only cools the fresh water through the heat exchanger, and never enters the engine itself,. only fresh...
Forum: Sabre   07-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,009
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Buying a Sabre 28 - questions

As far as I can tell, the major difference is in the configuration of the head; In the mark III, the sink is on the port side with the toilet. In the mark II, which I own, the sink is on the...
Forum: Sabre   06-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,009
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Buying a Sabre 28 - questions

Genki:
If you are still looking for a Sabre 28, I have one for sale CHEAP!! Contact me here and I'll give you details.
Dan
Forum: Sabre   05-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Sabre 28 water incursion

Tempest;
Thanks once again for good advice. I am very impressed witrh this site. Lots of genuine help and information. I am not a novice boater, but no one has every answer nor has anyone...
Forum: Sabre   05-20-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Sabre 28 water incursion

Thanks, Brendan!! Where are you in MA? I am interested in getting a group of Sabre owners together.
Dan
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-17-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 16,510
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Sabre 30 v Tartan 28

The older sabre's including all of the 28's had SOLID glass layup schedules for the hull. The decks on those boats were cored. The same applies to the older 30's.Also, the Volvo part accessibility...
Forum: Sabre   05-12-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: Sabre 28 water incursion

Thank you, Tempest and mm! It's going to be a nice weekend without rain. Lokks like I'm gonna have to get a hose to the boat and spray her down. I've decided to remove the grab rails anyway, since...
Forum: Sabre   05-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By Sabre Dan
Red face Sabre 28 water incursion

I purchased a Sabre 28(1980 hull #470, Mark II) about a year ago, I kept it on a mooring las summer and it was dry all summer. I Hauled it out in the fall. Only one snowfall landed on it. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,514
Posted By Sabre Dan
Re: L&A Has Been Sold

Sometimes a change IS for the better. The new owners would do well to continue to cater to the shoestring yachters out here who don't merely write checks to boatyards, but actually get down in the...
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